Geneva, New York
Watercolor, graphite, and touches of black ink on paper
Overall: 7 x 10 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 26 cm )
inscription: lower, ink: "Vue de geneva de du lac Seneca" date: lower right: "7bre 1807"
Inscribed at lower left of center outside image in brown ink: "vue de geneva et du lac Seneca"; at lower right outside image:: "7bre 1807."; three annotations in graphite in image
This is a view of what is now Exchange Street, looking east toward the boat landing on Seneca Lake. This is the second earliest view of the village in September 1807.
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
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